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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Klein
16 years experience Cardiology
50-75: Usually. Resting heart rate between 50 and 75 is considered healthy.
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Generally: Hi. Healthy pulse for normal healthy people is 50's to low 80's at rest. It's important to make sure it's assessed at rest. Pulse increases with activ ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
60-100: 60-100 is normal range.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Make sure your: blood pressure,cholesterol,blood sugar R normal.Stay aerobically fit,don't smoke or drink too much( for women now is no more than 1 drink per day ) an ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: Many people have an irregular heartbeat that is not dangerous and not reflective of any heart disease.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Yes: An otherwise normal heart can be subject to arrhythmias that are benign as opposed to a diseased heart( cardiomyopathy) which can be prone to potentia ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: 72 plus or minus ten beats a minute
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Rate/murmur: What is your question? Lots of things can cause these
A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
32 years experience Cardiology
Widow maker: Coronary events in such patients are unusual but not unheard of. It may be worth getting evaluated for hypercoaguable state where blood is more apt to ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henson
31 years experience Cardiology
Alot out there: There is alot out there on this subject. The article below is a good start : http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-disease/in-depth/he ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart attack: You can have a heart attack with no risk factors.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Slow heart rate resting is not harmful and may indicate an athletic (healthy) physiology. Hr should increase, at least relatively, with exercise - fai ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hoffer
51 years experience Cardiology
50-90: It depends on age - children normally have faster heart rates than adults. For adults, the "official" normal resting pulse is 50-90/minute. As a rul ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
44-90: Depends on your level of endurance and intrasinc heart rate variability. 45-90 all can be good.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Kannan Mutharasan
17 years experience Cardiology
Exercise!: As little as 30 minutes of walking 4 times a day can do tremenous things for heart health. If drug companies could make exercise a pill, they would! I ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Stimulants: Stimulants increase the heart rate and make the heart more irritable and prone to irregular rhythms that would be perceived as palpitations. In additi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cardio: We recommend cardio exercise for CHF patients in moderation.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Continuum: Coronary disease develops from our lifestyle and as we age real blockage develops in some or all coronary vessels. One or more plaques disrupt and ob ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart attack: Generally young athletes have a serious underlying congenital heart or vascular abnormality that causes sudden death.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Tachycardia: It is normal for heart rate to drop when asleep, however , aresting hr of 150 is not. See your doctor for evaluation.
A male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
See answer: Palpitations is the word patient use to describe a fluttering sensation in the chest caused by skipped heart beats or rapid heartbeats. Patients with ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
120 and above: Beats per minute.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Irregular heartbeat: An irregular pulse is usually due to irregular heartbeat which in turn is often due to benign variation in electrical activity of the heart. This is ... Read More

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